Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: 3rd Sunday in Great Lent
Volume 7 No. 402 March 10, 2017

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Healing of the Paralytic
Healing of The Paralytic

I. This Sunday in Church - 3rd Sunday in Great Lent

1. Bible Readings for 3rd Sunday in Great Lent (February 21) Lec_3rd_sunday_of_Great-Lent.htm

2. Sermons for 3rd Sunday in Great Lent (February 21)

3. From Malankara World Journal Archives

Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Great Lent Week 3

Volume 6 Issue 332 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Feb 19 2016)
Volume 5 Issue 266 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Feb 27 2015)
Volume 4 Issue 202 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Mar 13 2014)
Volume 3 Issue 126 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Feb 21 2013)
Volume 2 Issue 60 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Mar 04 2012)

II. Great Lent - Week 3 - Supplement

4. Malankara World Great Lent Supplement

Malankara World Great Lent Supplement

5. Meditations and Reflections For Week 3 of Great Lent

Week 3 of Great Lent

III. Lectionary Reflections

6. Encounters with Jesus: A Paralyzed Man

Faith is often an important component of healing stories in the Bible. The faith of the person being healed is often pointed out by Jesus himself or the gospel writers. ... The relation of faith to healing is something of a mystery. For example, sometimes when Jesus healed there is no mention of the faith of the recipient. ...

7. Breaking Through The Roof

There are two aspects of the story: the barrier that forced the friends up to the roof, and the faith in Jesus and love for their friend that caused them to break open the house to get him to the one who could heal him. ...

8. Between Shadow and Reality

In an interesting encounter between Jesus and the paralytic given to us by Luke, we see a defining reminder of the relationship between soul and body, the temporal and the eternal..."Which of the two is harder," asked Jesus, "to bring physical healing or to forgive a person's sins?" ...

IV. General Weekly Features

9. Health: Three Unique Veggies That Fight Abdominal Fat

I bet you didn't know that there is a specific class of vegetables that contain very unique phytonutrients that actually help to fight against stubborn belly fat. Let me explain what these unique vegetables are and why they help to burn stomach fat...

10. Recipe: Chickpea and noodle soup with Persian herbs

Persian cooking has much in common with other Middle Eastern cuisines, but its flavor combinations are unique, with gentle spicing, lavish use of fresh herbs and desserts that are accented with cardamom, saffron and rosewater...

11. The Infinite Value of Every Life: From a Chinese Jail to Carnegie Hall

The story of how Anni got from a Chinese prison  to Carnegie Hall is a miracle - one that teaches us how much God values every human life....

12. Family Special: Ten Lessons Dads with Daughters Need to Learn Right Now

Being a hero to your daughter sounds daunting, but it actually can be quite easy. Protecting her and teaching her about God and humility doesn't require a degree in psychology. It just means being a dad. ...

13. Family Special: What it Really Means When 'Two Become One'

In early engagement, when I first began thinking about the idea of "two becoming one," I pictured it like the process of combining chocolate chips with cookie dough. Now when I think of the idea of "two becoming one," I picture it a bit more realistically - like welding two metals together. ...

14. Self Improvement: There Really Is a Shortcut to Success

We all want to believe hard work pays off. And it does. But at a certain point, you can't work any harder. You have no more time than anyone else. So what do you do? You have to learn how to work smarter. ...

15. Inspirational: The Twists And Turns Of LIfe

How we adjust and adapt to unplanned and often unwanted events is as crucial to successful living as good planning. If we become too fearful or frustrated, we will experience more sadness and grief than necessary. ...

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